Observation 28718: Russula Pers.

When: 2009-11-21

Collection location: Orinda, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

Growing under live oaks in huge abundance and variety of sizes.


Spores in Melzer’s at 1000x

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Salmon pink cap, yellowish gills, somewhat acrid taste, not very peppery,
Based on microscopic features: Amyloid spores, warts and roughness, subglobose 9-10µm

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